Scenes from the fatal Merivale Road explosion and fire
Here are some of the images captured by witnesses and journalists in the wake of the disaster at a south Ottawa tanker truck manufacturer.
1 confirmed dead, 5 missing after explosion at tanker truck manufacturer
CBC News ·
A major fire on Thursday afternoon left the site of a Merivale Road business, Eastway Tank Pump and Meter Ltd., heavily damaged. One man has died and five people are unaccounted for, police said Friday. 1:13
It was so forceful that one witness thought it was an earthquake.
On Thursday, an explosion and fire decimated Eastway Tank Pump and Meter Ltd., a tanker truck manufacturer on Merivale Road in south Ottawa.